Rocky Mount man arrested for assaulting woman with gun

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WITN) – A Rocky Mount man is in jail without bond after police say he assaulted a woman with a gun last month.

Corleon Augustine was arrested Monday in Greenville at Harbor Pointe Apartments.

Rocky Mount police say an eight-month-old baby was there when the 36-year-old woman was assaulted with a gun. It happened January 30th on East Circle Drive, according to police.

The 28-year-old Augustine is charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, assault with a deadly weapon in the presence of a minor, assault on a female, assault by pointing a gun, violating a domestic violence protection order with a deadly weapon, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

He’s in the Nash County jail without bond due to a domestic violence hold.

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